Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job.  That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II. by Raelynn8
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Raelynn8 Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.
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Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job.  That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II. by TamidP
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TamidP Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.
Old Pics, People & Faces
Geraldine Hoff Doyle, AKA Rosie, the Riveter by nikki
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nikki Geraldine Hoff Doyle, AKA Rosie, the Riveter
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Geraldine Doyle, who was the inspiration behind the famous Rosie the Riveter poster. by VintageandMain
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VintageandMain Geraldine Doyle, who was the inspiration behind the famous Rosie the Riveter poster.
Machine Age: 3/9/15
Richard Walther Darré speaking at a Reichsnährstand assembly in Goslar, 1937. He was one of the leading Nazi "blood and soil" (German: Blut und Boden) ideologists. He was appointed by Hitler as Reich Minister of Food and Agriculture. He served in that position from 1933 to 1942. After the war, he was briefly imprisoned and was released in 1950. He died 3 years later. by lottie
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lottie Richard Walther Darré speaking at a Reichsnährstand assembly in Goslar, 1937. He was one of the leading Nazi "blood and soil" (German: Blut und Boden) ideologists. He was appointed by Hitler as Reich Minister of Food and Agriculture. He served in that position from 1933 to 1942. After the war, he was briefly imprisoned and was released in 1950. He died 3 years later.
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Ann Agnes Bernatitus (January 21, 1912 – March 3, 2003) was a United States Navy nurse who served during World War II. In October 1942, she became the first American recipient of the Legion of Merit (legionnaire) for her heroism during the siege of Bataan and Corregidor from December 1941 through April 1942. by leola
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leola Ann Agnes Bernatitus (January 21, 1912 – March 3, 2003) was a United States Navy nurse who served during World War II. In October 1942, she became the first American recipient of the Legion of Merit (legionnaire) for her heroism during the siege of Bataan and Corregidor from December 1941 through April 1942.
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The I-27 was a type B1 submarine of The Imperial Japanese Navy which saw service during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. She was commissioned at Sasebo, Japan on February 24, 1942. On May 18, 1942, I-27 embarks a HA-14, a Type A midget submarine and its crew from submarine carrier CHIYODA. She departs Truk with I-22 and I-24 on her second war patrol to participate in the attack on Sydney. by lena
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lena The I-27 was a type B1 submarine of The Imperial Japanese Navy which saw service during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. She was commissioned at Sasebo, Japan on February 24, 1942. On May 18, 1942, I-27 embarks a HA-14, a Type A midget submarine and its crew from submarine carrier CHIYODA. She departs Truk with I-22 and I-24 on her second war patrol to participate in the attack on Sydney.
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Creole Coffee Punch From Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Chicory was used in New Orleans during the Civil War to stretch limited coffee supplies. Over the years, blending the slightly bitter root with coffee beans became a local tradition. by olive
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olive Creole Coffee Punch From Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Chicory was used in New Orleans during the Civil War to stretch limited coffee supplies. Over the years, blending the slightly bitter root with coffee beans became a local tradition.
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This is an old photograph of a legally grown marijuana crop in rural Crittenden County, Kentucky that was taken in 1942. During World War II, the U.S. Government paid farmers in rural Kentucky to raise marijuana for national defense purposes. The marijuana plants were used to make hemp rope. Legal marijuana growing ended at the end of World War II. by reyna
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reyna This is an old photograph of a legally grown marijuana crop in rural Crittenden County, Kentucky that was taken in 1942. During World War II, the U.S. Government paid farmers in rural Kentucky to raise marijuana for national defense purposes. The marijuana plants were used to make hemp rope. Legal marijuana growing ended at the end of World War II.
Strange things
Wartime: During the Great War, the Tower was used as a recruiting centre - and as a prison and execution site by freida
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freida Wartime: During the Great War, the Tower was used as a recruiting centre - and as a prison and execution site
Destinations
The U-199 was a Type IXD2 U-boat of German Kriegsmarine during World War II.  She was laid down on 10 October 1941 at the AG Weser yard at Bremen as 'werk' 1045, launched on 11 July 1942 and commissioned on 28 November under the command of Ritterkreuz recipient Kapitänleutnant Hans-Werner Kraus, who had previously successfully commanded U-47 and U-83. by susangir
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susangir The U-199 was a Type IXD2 U-boat of German Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was laid down on 10 October 1941 at the AG Weser yard at Bremen as 'werk' 1045, launched on 11 July 1942 and commissioned on 28 November under the command of Ritterkreuz recipient Kapitänleutnant Hans-Werner Kraus, who had previously successfully commanded U-47 and U-83.
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World War II: Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Campaign - In Focus - The damaged carrier USS Yorktown on her way to port during the battle of Midway june 4, 1942, however she never made it as she was sunk after a torpedo hit from a Japanese submarine. by lena
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lena World War II: Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Campaign - In Focus - The damaged carrier USS Yorktown on her way to port during the battle of Midway june 4, 1942, however she never made it as she was sunk after a torpedo hit from a Japanese submarine.
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Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia. Second daughter of the tsar Tatiana took after her mother. She was an excellent nurse during the war years. by minerva
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minerva Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia. Second daughter of the tsar Tatiana took after her mother. She was an excellent nurse during the war years.
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HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the Second World War. She was the second monitor to be named after General Sir Ralph Abercrombie.HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down 26 April 1941, launched 31 March 1942 and completed 5 May 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious. by susangir
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susangir HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the Second World War. She was the second monitor to be named after General Sir Ralph Abercrombie.HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down 26 April 1941, launched 31 March 1942 and completed 5 May 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious.
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Annette Funicello (1942–2013) was an American actress and singer. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular "Mouseketeers" on the original Mickey Mouse Club. She transitioned to a successful career as a singer as well as establishing herself as a film actress, popularizing the successful "Beach Party" genre alongside co-star Frankie Avalon during the mid-1960s. by lindsay0
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lindsay0 Annette Funicello (1942–2013) was an American actress and singer. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular "Mouseketeers" on the original Mickey Mouse Club. She transitioned to a successful career as a singer as well as establishing herself as a film actress, popularizing the successful "Beach Party" genre alongside co-star Frankie Avalon during the mid-1960s.
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Marlene Dietrich during a 1942 war bond tour. Her jewellery, by Cartier, was a gift from Jean Gabin. by janya  thill
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janya thill Marlene Dietrich during a 1942 war bond tour. Her jewellery, by Cartier, was a gift from Jean Gabin.
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Josef Sudek (b. March 17, 1896, Kolin, Bohemia – d. September 15, 1976) was a Czech photographer, best known for his haunting night-scapes of Prague. Originally a bookbinder, Sudek was badly injured during action by the Hungarian Army on the Italian Front of World War I in 1916. Although he had no experience with photography and was one-handed due to his amputation, he was given a camera and studied photography for two years in Prague under Jaromir Funke. His Army disability pension gave hi... by merle
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merle Josef Sudek (b. March 17, 1896, Kolin, Bohemia – d. September 15, 1976) was a Czech photographer, best known for his haunting night-scapes of Prague. Originally a bookbinder, Sudek was badly injured during action by the Hungarian Army on the Italian Front of World War I in 1916. Although he had no experience with photography and was one-handed due to his amputation, he was given a camera and studied photography for two years in Prague under Jaromir Funke. His Army disability pension gave hi...
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Judy Garland visits a soldier during World War II. (1942) by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal Judy Garland visits a soldier during World War II. (1942)
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R&J Drugs
I was a soda jerk here for many years during high school  years!  It was the place to be and many fun times! by audrey
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audrey R&J Drugs I was a soda jerk here for many years during high school years! It was the place to be and many fun times!
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Clark Gable (his fourth wife) and Carole Lombard (her second & sadly, last, due to her death from an airplane crash) Lombard's career was cut short when she died at the age of 33 in a plane crash while returning from a World War II Bond tour. (m.1939–1942; her death) by aurelia
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aurelia Clark Gable (his fourth wife) and Carole Lombard (her second & sadly, last, due to her death from an airplane crash) Lombard's career was cut short when she died at the age of 33 in a plane crash while returning from a World War II Bond tour. (m.1939–1942; her death)
Blast from the past
The Fairey Swordfish was a torpedo bomber used by the Royal Navy during World War Two. Affectionately known as the "Stringbag", it was by lucinda
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lucinda The Fairey Swordfish was a torpedo bomber used by the Royal Navy during World War Two. Affectionately known as the "Stringbag", it was
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USS Orca (AVP-49) was a United States Navy seaplane tender in commission from 1944 to 1947 and from 1951 to 1960. She saw service during the latter stages of World War II and during the Cold War. #9A by sarahx
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sarahx USS Orca (AVP-49) was a United States Navy seaplane tender in commission from 1944 to 1947 and from 1951 to 1960. She saw service during the latter stages of World War II and during the Cold War. #9A
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A Somali man accused of leading mass executions and torturing people during the country’s bloody civil war in the 1980s has been quietly working as a security guard at a Washington, D.C., airport for the last six years – all while passing FBI and TSA checks. by maryellen
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maryellen A Somali man accused of leading mass executions and torturing people during the country’s bloody civil war in the 1980s has been quietly working as a security guard at a Washington, D.C., airport for the last six years – all while passing FBI and TSA checks.
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Corrie ten Boom. She & her family hid persecuted Jews in Nazi Holland during WWII, for which they were imprisoned, tortured & Corrie's family killed. Corrie endured solitary confinement in prison & 10 months of cruelty while interned, yet always prayed for the hearts of her captors. She was released from Ravensbruck concentration camp on New Year’s Eve 1944 & later learned it was due to a clerical error. The women in her age group were sent to their deaths 1 week after her discharge. by bertha
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bertha Corrie ten Boom. She & her family hid persecuted Jews in Nazi Holland during WWII, for which they were imprisoned, tortured & Corrie's family killed. Corrie endured solitary confinement in prison & 10 months of cruelty while interned, yet always prayed for the hearts of her captors. She was released from Ravensbruck concentration camp on New Year’s Eve 1944 & later learned it was due to a clerical error. The women in her age group were sent to their deaths 1 week after her discharge.
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Margaret “Mag” Palm A conductor on the Underground Railroad Margaret Palm was a colorful character in Gettysburg’s African-American community during the mid-nineteenth century. Before the Civil War she served as a “conductor” along the local branch of the Underground Railroad, earning the nickname Maggie Bluecoat for the blue circa-1812 military uniform coat she wore while conducting fugitive slaves to the North from the area.  She was almost by leslie
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leslie Margaret “Mag” Palm A conductor on the Underground Railroad Margaret Palm was a colorful character in Gettysburg’s African-American community during the mid-nineteenth century. Before the Civil War she served as a “conductor” along the local branch of the Underground Railroad, earning the nickname Maggie Bluecoat for the blue circa-1812 military uniform coat she wore while conducting fugitive slaves to the North from the area. She was almost
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Bettie Page - Model, American Folk Figure. Called variously the "Queen of Pinups", the "Queen of Curves", and the "Dark Angel", she was the subject of thousands of photographs during and shortly after the Korean War years. by amalia
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amalia Bettie Page - Model, American Folk Figure. Called variously the "Queen of Pinups", the "Queen of Curves", and the "Dark Angel", she was the subject of thousands of photographs during and shortly after the Korean War years.
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Planes Used During The Vietnam War by medigaam
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medigaam Planes Used During The Vietnam War
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Another hero of the French Resistance during World War II and decorated for saving the lives of U.S. soldiers shot down behind enemy lines was Micheline Blum-Picard. Only eighteen-years-old when she first became involved in the Resistance, Blum-Picard started by carrying messages taped to her back and then progressed to photographing inside factories damaged by bombing raids  By D-Day, however, she was carrying a rifle, a pistol, and a hand grenade wherever she went. by jacklyn
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jacklyn Another hero of the French Resistance during World War II and decorated for saving the lives of U.S. soldiers shot down behind enemy lines was Micheline Blum-Picard. Only eighteen-years-old when she first became involved in the Resistance, Blum-Picard started by carrying messages taped to her back and then progressed to photographing inside factories damaged by bombing raids By D-Day, however, she was carrying a rifle, a pistol, and a hand grenade wherever she went.
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Dazzle Camouflage was a camouflage paint scheme used on ships, extensively during World War I. This technique did not conceal the ship but by sirav.kal
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sirav.kal Dazzle Camouflage was a camouflage paint scheme used on ships, extensively during World War I. This technique did not conceal the ship but
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A German Krupp K5 283mm railway gun firing. It was one of the most commonly used railway guns during World War 2 by Germany. by annabelle
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annabelle A German Krupp K5 283mm railway gun firing. It was one of the most commonly used railway guns during World War 2 by Germany.
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Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) in 1945 in her ATS uniform during the war where she was trained as a driver. by amalia
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amalia Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) in 1945 in her ATS uniform during the war where she was trained as a driver.
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